Short Story Literary Terms


1. Characterization (Direct/Indirect)

the process of revealing the personality of a character

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Roger is timid because he's hungry and is afraid of what Mrs. Jones is going to do to him. "the boy turned around, wondering what next. The door was open. He could make a dash for it

down the hall. He could run, run, run, run, run!" (Hughes)

2. Protagonist

the person or thing that gets in the way of the main character